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All requests are received electronically through the portal Most of them are related to cancellation of payments for the lease of urban premises.

Since March 30, more than a thousand entrepreneurs of the capital asked for the property support in the framework of anti-crisis measures taken by the Government of Moscow. 100 percent of applications submitted online on the portal, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Yefimov.

The engraved Sergei Sobyanin measures to support the economy, the businesses, most affected by impact of the pandemic, at the time of the suspension may be exempt from the rent of urban land and real estate. In addition, developers in the capital had the opportunity to delay payment for changing the permitted land use and the implementation of major investment projects.

“For measures of cancellation or postponement of payments are treated not only by commercial organizations but also NGOs, and individual entrepreneurs. The most actively submit applications for obtaining municipal support company in the sphere of trade, hospitality, and organization of the services sector, which has suspended its activity at the time of the pandemic. So the entrepreneurs could optimize the time costs, we provided them with the opportunity to apply for benefits after the abolition of high alert until the end of 2020. All measures will affect more than 11 thousands of businessmen, and the amount of municipal support will be more than 12.4 billion rubles”, — said Vladimir Yefimov.

According to Moscow Government Minister, head of the Department of city property Maxim Gaman most received requests from business — about 800 — is due to the abolition of payments for the lease of urban premises.

“All requests are received electronically through the portal More than 200 applications from thousands of already approved, the others shall be processed and checked,” — said Maxim Gaman.

Measures such as obtaining postponements of rent for urban land developers and the abolition of payments to organisations working in the spheres of tourism, providing hotel and household services and public catering enterprises, trade, culture, sport and engaged in exhibition, entertainment, educational and socio-educational activities, are declarative in nature.

To get support, entrepreneurs need to contact the Department of city property and to provide to each branch of the documents. Appeals can be submitted remotely using the service “Electronic reception” on the portal or send them by mail to the Department (125993, Moscow, 1st Krasnogvardeyskiy proezd, house 21, building 1) until the end of 2020.

The Moscow government adopted three packages of measures to support the business. Their main goal is to help businesses save jobs. Earlier, Sergei Sobyanin has created an operational headquarters to support the economy of the city. Among the key tasks of staff monitoring the situation on the capital companies, development of measures to ensure financial stability. The staff helps companies to negotiate with banks and is involved in the restoration of supply chains and marketing.

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